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Sep. 18, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

Chamber members grill local delegation

Elected officials and representatives of elected officials responded to chamber and audience questions Wednesday during a special Government Affairs Luncheon hosted by the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Petosky outlines revaluation process

The Union County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on the upcoming property revaluation that takes effect in 2015.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

Fall Festival set at Farmers Market

The Union County Farmer's Market at 805 Skyway Drive, Monroe will host a fall festival from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

County prepares for property revaluation

Residents are invited to comment on the schedules of values, standards and rules for the upcoming property tax revaluation during Monday's meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners.


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Sep. 13, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Warriors stay unbeaten with win over MHS

Weddington took advantage of three Monroe turnovers in the first quarter, then held off a second-half charge in Saturday's 28-20 road win. "We felt like we wanted it more than them and we wore them down by the end of the game," said WHS junior center Andy Horne.

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:02 AM

Rain wrecks UC's football schedule

Of the nine Week 4 football games involving Union County that were scheduled for Friday night, only three of them were played. Read more inside.

 


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:56 AM

Funderburke sets county rushing record

Sun Valley senior tailback Albert Funderburke now has 5,544 career rushing yards, the most of any player in Union County history. He broke Juanne Blount's record in a win over East Bladen, when he rushed for 262 yards and four TDs.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 11:55 PM

Rebels hold on, improve to 3-1

Senior Max Robinson had two interceptions and a touchdown in the fourth quarter to lead Parkwood to a 27-20 home win over Jordan-Matthews on Thursday.


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Sep. 13, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

The Adoptables

Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!

Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

The Adoptables

Fin is a sweet little girl who will swim into your heart.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:07 PM

Pencil brings out best in artist

Despite drawing ever since she was very young, Gina Rugito-Anderson recently chose to make it more than a hobby.


Aug. 09, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

The Adoptables

Sunny, named for his orange color and cheerful disposition, is soft, cuddly and ready for you to take him home.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 04:51 PM

Plant beets now for a fall crop

According to our farm calendar, the week of August 3rd is when we sow beet seeds for fall and winter harvests. Beets seeds will germinate quickly in the warm summer soil and respond well to the cooling temperatures of late summer into fall.


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May. 10, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Letters to the Editor

Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis

Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier

Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger

Is redistricting really necessary?  — Collin Love

  Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Letters to the editor

There is no risk of a constitutional convention

Take nothing at face value … investigate

Finally scared enough to vote?

Check the batteries in your smoke detector

Transparency vs. paranoia


Feb. 08, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

My alternative to Obamacare

When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina.  I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.


Jan. 18, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Marketing is theme of Entrepreneurs meeting

How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?


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Mar. 30, 2013 @ 06:57 PM

The Eighth Station

Arriving at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the church representing the eighth station of the cross, Mark Kocik, of Marshville, pauses in the archway for a scripture reading prior to entering the sanctuary for the church's traditional Good Friday service at noon. Several dozen Christians met at the First Presbyterian Church earlier to participate in the eight stations of the cross ceremony, carrying the cross to eight locations in the downtown area, pausing for prayer and scripture at each station.

Feb. 19, 2013 @ 10:39 PM

Frankie Richard

As temperatures once again climbed into the 60's recently, Frankie Richard, of Albemarle, steals a few rays of sunshine between customers last Tuesday afternoon at Union Thrift Store on Charlotte Avenue. Richard oversees the thrift shop for owner, Rick Roberts, four days a week.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 09:20 PM

Tower Techs

Clark Dunn, left, passes tools over to co-worker Brad Lehrmann as they work about 80 feet up on a 300 foot cell tower in Stallings recently. The two were part of a five man crew from FDH Engineering, assigned to add structural supports to the tower to accommodate additional equipment for carrier upgrades.

Jan. 31, 2013 @ 09:37 PM

Zach Wallace & Major - Weather feature

Zach Wallace, of Wingate, enjoyed the t-shirt and shorts weather earlier in the week as he walked Major, his seven-month-old Weimaraner along Pearl Circle in Wingate. Wallace, a Wingate University graduate, is a first-year law student the Charlotte School of Law.